Monica Thornton is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of RPZL. Having worked for the past nine years as a highly respected international human rights lawyer with the United Nations, the United Kingdoms’ Department of International Development and Ford Foundation (where she directed the Vera Institute of Justice’s international program), she has offered a career in service to the world’s voiceless. She launches RPZL so that all women can confidently pursue their dreams and looks forward to leading RPZL’s charitable commitment to improving women’s lives around the world. As a hair obsessed Latina, she intends to make the world a better place, one hair extension at a time.

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Lisa Richards is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of RPZL. Coming directly from a groundbreaking three years as the COO of a start-up Chinese entertainment company, she brings a wealth of marketing and business experience to RPZL. Previously, she had spent 15 years launching new entertainment initiatives worldwide, including the creation of brands, trademarks, media campaigns and special events. She is excited to put her game-changing vision and execution experience to work in an environment promoting women’s self-expression and beauty. Accessibility to having a “great hair day” everyday, weighed heavily on her decision to launch RPZL, as well.

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